Primary Science number 109
Number 109 - September 2009
|3||Focus on... starting out|
|4||Things they don't tell you in training
Alex learns some valuable lessons as a trainee teacher doing science with children during his school placements.
|7|| How and where do children learn best?
Trainee teacher Andrew compares different learning styles during his first school placement.
|11|| Confidence matters
Teacher confidence is a key element in promoting children's enthusiasm for science – Jill explains why.
|14|| Top 10 trainee tips
Leigh asks trainee teachers about what helps them most in teaching science.
|17|| Inspiring Einstein minds
The authors describe a project focused on using creativity to inspire teachers and children.
|22|| Starting with what they know
Rupert considers ways of finding out about children's existing scientific ideas.
|25|| Starting out as a science coordinator
Tara draws on her experience to give advice to new co-ordinators.
|29||How television brings science learning to life
Claire describes how to make effective use of different types of television programmes in science teaching.
|33|| Glasgow Botanic Gardens, a teaching resource for all
Paul and Robert describe how the gardens can encourage active enquiry and cross-curricular approaches to science.